Ahmad Zaki honored in Greece
Prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki will give a special speech through his mobile phone during a celebration held by the Egyptian Cultural Center in Greece, thanking the committee, which is screening all of his most popular films. The celebration comes in an attempt to lessen the pain the actor is feeling and try to better his psychological state of mind.
According to the Qatar based daily, Al Raya, Hisham Al Asmar, head of the center, revealed that Egyptians abroad wanted to show their love and admiration towards the actor by holding a special film festival in his honor, and screening only his films.
Zaki’s health began improving gradually after a sudden downfall, and he is said to be returning to a somewhat normal life. The actor has decided to try and overcome his illness by always smiling and looking at it in an optimistic way.
Doctors supervising Ahmad’s condition along with his doctor in France decided to halt his chemotherapy sessions for a period of two months. Doctors revealed that they will resume chemotherapy in smaller dosages in order not to fatigue the actor.
In the time being doctors will attempt to increase the immunity of the actor and improve his psychological state of mind. It was revealed that in order to obtain good results from the chemotherapy, the actor’s immune system must improve.
Suddenly and without prior notice, the health condition of Zaki had recently deteriorated forbidding him from going to hospital to undergo a new session of chemotherapy. The actor’s immune system grew to its weakest level and a red blood cell count in the hemoglobin showed they have decreased tremendously.
Ahmad’s doctors had refused to give out any further details regarding his condition and have also forbade all visitors and the media from seeing the actor. The doctors added that the only thing everyone could do for the actor was pray that God help him and he returns to normal.
Zaki had announced the innocence of his medical team from all the accusations of revealing his secrets regarding his health condition, which they have been attacked with recently. The actor stressed that he had asked one of his doctors to publicly announce the status of his health condition, in order not to open doors of assumptions by people.
The official spokesperson of the Egyptian medical association denied that investigations are being done with Ahmad’s medical team for spreading rumors regarding his health, reported the Al Watan daily. The head of Zaki’s medical team, Hassan Al Bana, who is supervising Ahmad’s health condition, had threatened to quit after three months of treating the actor for lung cancer. –Albawaba.com
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